News tagged with behaviour

How to tell what a donkey is thinking

Yawning, sighing and stretching are just three behaviours observed in donkeys that have been evaluated in newly published research led by academics from the University of Bristol's School of Veterinary Sciences ...

Aug 19, 2014
5 / 5 (1) 0

Are emotions and eating a marketer's dream?

Both research and popular media tell us that emotions and eating are intrinsically related. How many times have we seen a character in a TV show reaching for the ice-cream tub when feeling particularly down ...

Aug 19, 2014
4 / 5 (1) 0

New paths into the world of quasiparticles

Quasiparticles can be used to explain physical phenomena in solid bodies even though they are not actual physical particles. Physicists in Innsbruck have now realized quasiparticles in a quantum system and ...

Jul 09, 2014
4.6 / 5 (13) 3

Defining consumer misbehaviour

Is grazing on grapes at the supermarket, stealing? Is forgetting your Go Card but still riding the train, wrong? Is returning a dress that has only been worn once, okay?

Jun 10, 2014
3.5 / 5 (4) 6

Rivalry makes people more eco-conscious

(Phys.org) —Want to encourage people to do the right thing for the environment? Tell them their rivals are going green, says a new marketing study from the University of British Columbia's Sauder School ...

Jun 06, 2014
5 / 5 (3) 0